This month the premises of the Government of Western Australia at 189 Royal Street East Perth will be officially named the May Holman Building in honour of the Labor Party’s first female parliamentarian.
I was going to be a writer when I grew up. That belief forged my identity from the age of six, when I won the Keilor City Library short story competition with a priggish moral tale called ‘The Rabbit Who Loved Smoking’.
Julia Lawrinson’s new novel, Maddie in the Middle, is the story of schoolgirl friendships, peer pressure and the notion of right and wrong. When Maddie makes friends with new girl Samara, she finds herself stealing chocolate to raise money to help Samara’s family. But when they get caught, Maddie ends up taking the blame. Did Maddie do the wrong thing, even if it was for the right reasons?
So you and your company are thinking about publishing a book. Maybe the book is to help you commemorate a milestone or anniversary, or maybe you want to share your story with your community or create a permanent record of your legacy. Whatever the reason, publishing a book is a significant financial investment, so all companies want to put their best foot forward.
Indiana at Cottesloe beach, known to locals as the Indiana Tea House, is one of 50 buildings that Built Perth authors Tom McKendrick and Elliot Langdon considered iconic enough to feature in their book.